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The PureWrist Go Bracelet Launches With Contactless EMV And Prepaid Funding Capability

PureWrist, a contactless-transaction technology provider, on Thursday debuted PureWrist Go, a reloadable flexible bracelet with an embedded EMV chip that allows consumers to make prepaid contactless transactions. PureWrist GO, which retails for $25, plus the amount preloaded on to device, is the flagship product on the PureWrist platform. New York …

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Beyond Contactless: Giant Eagle Recruits Grabango for Checkout-Free Stores

Cashierless technology is spreading as stores hunt for ways to automate service and payments while keeping operating costs in check. The latest example is supermarket chain Giant Eagle Inc., which has teamed up with Grabango Co., a Berkeley, Calif.-based provider of checkout-free technology, to introduce cashierless technology to its GetGo …

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MagicCube Looks to Expansion as Contactless Grows And Fresh Investment Pours in

With the Covid-19 pandemic accelerating consumer use and merchant acceptance of contactless cards, technology companies are scrambling to exploit new opportunities stemming from the trend. One technology that could get a boost is software that can turn any off-the-shelf smart phone into a payment-acceptance device, a development the major card …

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The Pandemic Has Stoked Merchant Risk Along With Contactless Payments

With the Covid-19 pandemic accelerating consumers’ use of contactless cards and mobile wallets, merchants can expect hackers to target contactless transaction data at the point-of-sale, says Ruston Miles, founder and advisor at Atlanta-based Bluefin Payment Systems LLC. The main point of vulnerability in a contactless environment at the physical point-of-sale …

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Credit Union Data Point to Robust Growth for Wallet, Contactless Card, And Online Activity

More evidence emerged Monday that, for all of its horrors, the coronavirus has been a boon for mobile wallets and for contactless payments generally. Wallets, which struggled to win consumer adoption in the United States even with backing from popular tech firms like Apple Inc. and Google, are increasingly turning …

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Movie Chain Promotes Contactless Payments as It Reopens and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/14/20

Movie theater chain Cinemark Holdings Inc. announced it is encouraging consumers to use contactless payments when it reopens its locations beginning Friday.Curb, a mobile platform for taxi-ride hailing and payments, said the city of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection is the first client for a new service aimed at …

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Eye on Contactless: Touchless Comes to Wynn Resorts And Klarna Adds a Google Pay Option

More contactless payment options are coming for Las Vegas visitors and shoppers who want to make installment purchases in stores. FreedomPay says it has installed contactless and touchless payment systems at more than 100 venues at the Wynn Las Vegas and Encore Boston Harbor resorts. Meanwhile, installment-payment provider Klarna AB …

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Kroger To Test Contactless Payment Acceptance and other Digital Transactions News briefs from 8/7/20

The Kroger Co. is testing contactless payments at some of its QFC (Quality Food Center) locations. The test includes acceptance of Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, mobile banking apps, and contactless NFC cards. Kroger already accepts its Kroger Pay app. The QFC division is based in Seattle.ATM operator Cardtronics …

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